Traci is the ultimate teammate. She helps keep practices flowing by leading stretches. While extremely competitive she nonetheless supports all her teammates, including those she competes against.
Name: Traci Morrison
Age/Division: 37 years old, Standard Master Ladies
Years Speed Skating: 3rd year
What is your greatest achievement in skating?: Sweeping JO Nationals during my first year on speed skates.
What motivates you to do well in skating?: Knowing that I have not reached my full potential.
What are you short-term goals in skating?: For 2004, to improve my passing skills and starts.
What are you long-term goals?: To gain (and use) “race sense”
What is your favorite competition/meet?: The St. Patrick’s Day Invitational in Rosewell, GA
What is your favorite drill?: Circle drills
What is your least favorite drill?: High-speed passing (but it is good for me)
What would you tell a non-skater is the most fun about skating?: The most fun about skating is having a team to share your ups and downs with.
How has speed Skating helped you in your everyday life? If so, how?: Speed skating increases your drive in and out of the rink. You can think and react faster in just about every thing. It creates wonderful friendships and can strengthen families.